Motor vehicle keys; manufacturers to provide means to duplicate for certain models. (HB160)

Introduced By

Del. Bob Purkey (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Motor vehicle keys. Requires, on and after January 1, 2007, that manufacturers of motor vehicles manufactured for the 2007 model year or any subsequent model year provide a means whereby the owners, lessees, and representatives of owners and lessees of such motor vehicles may obtain all information required to permit the reproduction of any key required to operate the owner's or lessee's vehicle. Such information must be accessible 24 hours a day and seven days a week. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


12/29/2005Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/06 068029472
12/29/2005Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/17/2006Referred from Transportation
01/17/2006Referred to Committee on Science and Technology
01/23/2006Continued to 2007 in Science and Technology